George F. and Florence (Houdershelt) Jameson

 In 1880 Jefferson County, Iowa, Flora Houdersheldt is 15, with parents John 41 and Almira 35.  Siblings are Elizabeth 16, Clara B. 13, William H. 11, Eva G. 9, John L. 7, and George H. 2.  John 1839-1921 # 61782371and Almira 1845-1920 are buried in Osceola, Nebraska.

"John D. HOUDERSHELDT, born 10 April, 1839 in Rockingham County, Virginia. Married Almira BAKER on 2 April, 1863 in Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa. Moved to Shelby, Nebraska in 1870's. John died on 1 December, 1921. Buried in Osceola Cemetery."

May 1918 Marshalltown, Iowa "Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Houdersheldt, of the soldiers' home, left this morning for Lamar, Missouri to visit relatives and friends."

"Vernum" Vaude Jameson, signing "Vaude V. Jameson", registered in Commerce, Oklahoma, running a restaurant.  He said he was born June 3, 1889 at Hyde Colorado, was married, and had served in the Missouri National Guard.

George cash-claimed  a quarter in 26,  6N 50W in 1891.

George Jameson married Florence E. Houdershelt July 18, 1888, recorded in Washington County.

In 1900 Barton County, Missouri, "James" Jameson born March 1862 in Iowa, married 11 years to Florence August 1865 in Iowa, with Vernon V. and Verna V, both born June 1889 in Colorado. (John and Almira , with Maude 15 , Roy D. 13, and Dorcas  9 - all three born in Nebraska -are also in Barton County)

John D. and "Almouro" "Houdershell"  are also in Lamar in 1900, with Maude A. 15, Roy D. 13, and Susas M. 9.

1904 Lamar, Missouri

In 1910 Ottawa County, Oklahoma, Joe and Sallie Kinney have Elsie B. 14, Earl B. 12, Erma M. 10, Celia L.8, Ray C. 6, and Hannah Kinney, 67.

1913 Newton County, Missouri licenses - Hallard M. Cook of Miami, Okla., and Elsie B. Kinney of Diamond.

Elsie Kinney, born about 1885 to Grant Kinney and Anna Lizzie Houdersheldt, married A.S. Holt March 29, 1913 in Polk County, Iowa.  He was 43, so he would have been born about 1870.

In 1920 Craig County, Oklahoma, Hallard M. 28 and Elsie B. 24 have Elnor L. 5 and Loyd E. 2.

Elsie B. Cook 1895-1976 is buried in Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma  # 88347999

The first family is John D Houdersheldt and his wife Almira Baker. I am
descended from their oldest daughter, Ann Elizabeth, born in Iowa in 1864,
died in Albany Oregon during the flu epidemic of 1898.

Secondly I am researching Prudence (Elliott) Kinney and her children.
She was a Civil War widow from Coshocton Ohio who moved with her children to Shelby about 1868. Her youngest son, Grant Kinney, born in 1862, married Ann Elizabeth Houdersheldt in 1885 in Shelby (probably Polk County, Nebraska), moved to Oregon after 1890, went to the Yukon searching for gold in 1898, returned a widower and took 3 of his 4 children to California about 1900 and disappeared from my family history about then. My grandmother, Almira Kinney, (named after her grandmother) blamed her mother's death on her father and refused to go to California with him. She stayed with a family in Albany and married in 1906.

Joe Hamilton
Shoreline WA

In 1910 Barton County George is 48, a veterinarian, Florence 44, with Vernon V. 20 working in a restaurant.

In 1920 and 1930 Barton County George is a house painter, and they live in Lamar.

1931 Southeast Missourian "Mrs. Vesta Harding, who sold (a beauty shop in Kennett) is to move to Kansas City."

George, born March 6, 1867, in Ottumwa Iowa to John Jameson, died in Barton County August 17, 1933, buried in Newton Burial Ground.  Vesta Holder was the informant.  # 128661137

Florence E. Jameson -1865-1938 is buried in Newton, too 128661123

Vesta Harding Holder 1889-1974 is also buried there.  128662751  - Robert Wayne Harding's FindaGrave # 35452251 says his wife was Vesta.

In 1930 Tulsa,Vaude V. 40 is divorced, an automobile salesman, rooming with the William Penny household.

Vaude V. Jameson 50, a realty salesman, and Margaret 40, Kansas are in Los Angeles in 1940.

In 1956 Santa Ana, California, Voude V. Jameson is president of Bartender & Culinary Union

He's still president in 1959, and he and Margaret S. live in Long Beach.

Vernon, born June 6, 1889 in Colorado, died April 13, 1971 in Los Angeles.



Maybe the gold miner George Jamison in 1885 Pitkin County, Colorado, with Mary 26, John 7, and Lottie 5.  In 1900 Teller County, born Jan 1848 married 24 years to Mary Jan 1859, both in Pennsylvania.  They have John Aug 1848 Pennsylvania and Pauline Aug 1888 Colorado.

Lottie Jameson married Mathew W. Welch May 28, 1900, recorded in Teller County.

1920 "Charles W. Jameson, sixty years old. of Sterling, Colorado, fell out of ,bed a month ago. After twenty- eight days of suffering, during which many physicians were baffled, they discovered Jameson's neck was broken. Now the man is recovering. The physicians said: "Well, I swan." Said Jameson: "I didn't now what you were looking for--I could have told you all along that the old neck was busted." "

1930 Aspen

1921 Holt County Missouri (Forest City) "Miss Alice Jamison returned to her home at Sterling, Colorado.. after making a few weeks' visit here with relatives and friends.  Miss Mary Bruntmeyer came in from Holyoke, Colorado, Monday, May 30, where she has been teaching in a country school the past term.  She is spending the summer here with relatives and friends."

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